About the writer

This week Athlone News launches its new fashion column written by local designer and personal image consultant, Ronelda Rhode-Fielies. Ronelda, who grew up in...

WP juniors rule national championships

KEAGAN MITCHELLWestern Province junior baseballers made a clean sweep at the South African Baseball Union’s national championships, at Chukker Road, at the weekend. All...

Star athletes strike gold in Bloemfontein

MZOXOLO BUDAZAThe two, both members of Bridgetown’s Unitie Sports Club for the Physically Disabled, were in devastating form at last month’s national championships in...

Read of the Week

An Empty CoastTony Park Macmillan Review: Brian Joss Buried in the sands of Namibia on the edge of the Etosha Pan is a Dakota that supposedly...

Police on the hunt for gunmen

NABEELAH MOHEDEEN A 23-year-old man died after being shot in his neck while a 25-year-old woman sustained a gunshot wound to her right leg...

Penguin campaign

The sixth annual Penguin Promises Waddle for a Week will take place from Monday April 11 to Saturday April 16. Once again, the waddlers...

New business forum CEO up for the challenge

STAFF REPORTERArifa Parkar from Rylands has been appointed as the chief executive officer of Western Cape Business Opportunities’ Forum (WECBOF), a promotions agency for...

MJC president’s term comes to an end

NABEELAH MOHEDEENMoulana Ihsaan Hendricks’s term as president of the Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) has come to an end after 10 years. In 2006, Mr...

MJC hits back at halaal delisting

NABEELAH MOHEDEENThe Muslim Judicial Council Halaal Trust (MJCHT) has been delisted as a halaal certifying body by the Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (JAKIM),...

Jazz festival diva

* Thousands of people attended the 17th edition of the Cape Town International Jazz Festival over the weekend, enjoying a range of local...